Busy-Lizzie


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work in progress

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 22:47

Looks great Baz. Have you started digging the potatoes? My red onions always throw up some flower stems.

Camera Corner

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 22:31

What a lovely place, Fairygirl. How maddening that you lost your camera.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 22:27


 


 


 


 


 

Here are pics of DD's garden that I visited today on her Open Day.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 21:57

Hello all. Where has today gone? Haven't had time to come here since this morning. Well, nearly 3 hours of it was spent in DD's beautiful garden. She has worked really hard and the result is gorgeous. Such a change from last year when I first saw it. Her soil is acid and really fertile. She has blue hydrangeas and camellias and rhododendrons. Totally unlike my bit of Dordogne where the soil is shallow and limestone. The leaves on her roses are huge and she has enormous beautiful, brightly coloured lilies. we both (OH) had 2 cakes each, I had pineapple juice (hot day) and OH had 2 mugs of tea. Well, we'd skipped lunch.

I'm posting photos on the Garden Pictures thread.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 08:38

Flumpy, if you click on Pat's name you will get her profile. She lives in New South Wales.

Good morning Marion.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 08:36

A ladybird landed on me on Thursday when I was sitting in a friend's garden in the village.

I think France is about 3 weeks ahead of England. My roses are finished now and we have been eating runner beans for the last week. I have a glut of courgettes, 3 plants and the raspberries have been amazing.  They are on their way out now.

Just watched Monty Tonight

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 23:37

Topbird, your garden sounds like my sort of garden

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 23:35

Just come back from a party. One of the members of OH's choir is going back to England.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 23:29

Verdun, I like your cheerful gaillardia. Contrasts well with the phormium. Nothing the matter with a bit of colour - look at Great Dixter!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 14:10

Earlier I said it was a hot day, that was before the clouds arrived and cooled it down, but it's comfortable.

Got a shock this morning. Went out to take some photos, noticed a small zinnia had been dug up, Was going to replant it when I saw big black and yellow snake coiled up in the flower bed. It shot off before I could turn camera on. Think  it may have been lying in wait for the mole who had dug up the zinnia! Looked it up - a Western Whip snake.

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